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    What Does 17% Kidney Function Mean

    2015-05-29 08:58| Font Size A A A

    What Does 17% Kidney Function MeanA person with 17% of kidney function will experience various symptoms, which can severely affect patients’ health and normal life. Well then, what does the condition mean?

    In medical area, there are several indexes can help reflect how well your kidneys are working, namely Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR), creatinine level and blood urea nitrogen (BUN). Compared to the creatinine level and BUN level, GFR is more reliable indicator to tell your renal function. What’s more, according to GFR, Chronic Kidney Disease is divided into fives stages. In short, the more less GFR, the more advanced kidney disease stage and the more serious kidney damage. As for 17% kidney function, it means that patients have entered into Stage 4 CKD with severe decrease in glomerular filtration rate of 15-29ml/min.

    With kidney function 17%, you may have much body malaise so that dialysis or kidney transplant is needed to prolong your life. But dialysis also has some adverse effects which can affect the whole body health and may cause second damage to kidneys, because dialysis cannot repair kidney damage from the root. However, if you want to avoid dialysis and kidney transplant, you should receive treatment as early as possible to repair the damaged kidneys and improve kidney function.

    Well then, how to do?

    In our Treatment center point, we do use natural treatments to repair kidney damage and improve renal function. In general, patients with 17% kidney function still can produce some certain urine output, which stands for hopes and a good prognisis. If so, you are recommended to click Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Immunotherapy to you. After a period of treatment, your condition will get more and more better. Any questions, you can email to or leave a message below directly and I will do our best to help you.

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